Kasper Peter Schmeichel or simply known as Kasper Schmeichel is a professional Danish football player who plays as a goalkeeper for Denmark national team and English Premier League football club, Leicester City. Schmeichel reportedly has an estimated net worth of over $20 million as of 2021. After signing an endorsement deal with Precision Goalkeeping in 2010, he went on to be the face for the gear producer.
Son of the legendary goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel, Kasper might not have reached this father's level but has stood himself as one of the best stoppers. He also has been earning millions with an annual salary of £70,000. Schmeichel has made a good fortune and earns several real estate properties with the net worth earned through his playing career.
Kasper Schmeichel's market value as of 2018 was around $27 million, so let's quickly move into the details about his net worth, salary, and Career.
Kasper Schmeichel's Net worth and Salary
Kasper Schmeichel's annual salary is estimated to be around € 3.8 million with a weekly salary of £70,000 which he receives from playing for his current football club, Leicester City. Looking at his professional playing career and earnings, his net worth is estimated at around $20 million.
Schmeichel was previously paid the weekly wage of £40,000 which almost doubled in 2016 after Leicester City won the Premier League. He along with other teammates also received a BMW car as a bonus after the historic win.
Besides, he also owns several others including Range Rover, Mercedes SLS supercar, and a Mercedes Vito van. His market value is reported to be € 27 million as of May 28, 2018. The goalkeeper is one of the expensive soccer players in 2018.
Denmark National Team's Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has finally equaled his father Peter Schmeichel's net-worth. Currently, the father and his son are more or less are worth the same i.e. $25 million. Further, his father Peter owns a house in Espergærde, Denmark.
Kasper Schmeichel's Career
Kasper Schmeichel started his senior playing career with the English Premier League football club, Manchester City, and was transferred to clubs such as Darlington, Bury, Falkirk, Cardiff City, and Coventry City as part of the loan deal from Manchester City.
Kasper later transferred to the fellow English football club, Notts County in 2009 and went to play for Leeds United in 2010. He is currently playing for the English football club, Leicester City with whom he signed in 2011 for an undisclosed amount of transfer fee.
The Danish goalkeeper was part of the successful Leicester City that went to win the English Premier League for the 2015/16 season.
After playing for Denmark in their under U 19, U20, and U21, he made his full international debut for Denmark against Macedonia in a friendly played on 6 February 2013.
He has represented Denmark at their UEFA Euro 2012 and called up to the Denmark squad at the 2018 FIFA World Cup for Denmark led by Simon Kjaer along with fellow Danish football players such as defender, Jonas Knudsen, striker, right back, Henrik Dalsgaard, and center back, Andreas Christensen.
Schmeichel was named the man of the match against Croatia for his outstanding performances in the penalty shoot. He saved a crucial penalty kick from Croatian captain, Luka Modric in the regular time of the match and also denied two more in the shootout.
Denmark was knocked out despite his brilliant performance in the tournament.